Honestly when I started NDT, I was given 1/2 grain pills and told to titrate up to that dose.
I did about a week at 1/2 grain twice a day, then about a week at 1gr AM, 1/2 gr PM, and then finally 1gr AM 1gr PM.
Anything higher and I started to get heart palps, etc... and knew that I had reached the proper dose.
Ok I’m going to do this. Start at 50% am and pm. I’m on another medication that is known to raise tsh levels but they said the thyroid is fine in most men regardless. That’s why I wanted to dose cardfully. Within a few days I’ll have my thyroid panel and will know for sure how bad off I am.
If anyone can answer one more question. I am told that men on trt might not find benefit if the thyroid is bad. This is because the body cannot metabolize the Testasterone. Is this true. I cannot find any study article or post that directly comments on this specific issue.
You’re starting off with two 30mg capsules per day, for a total of 1 grain? That’s a good starting dose. I might even just start with 1/2 a grain per day, and do that for a week or two and then do 1 full grain. It’s better to start low. But 1 grain is the average starting dose I think.